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Senior Methodologist (Research Methods Specialist)

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The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and a world leading research centre in this field. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addiction. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. CAMH was recently awarded a Gold Level Quality Healthcare Workplace Award and recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures. In 2016, CAMH was named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers. In 2017, CAMH was considered one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the seventh year in a row.

Our supportive learning environment offers on-site training, workshops and professional development courses. Located in downtown Toronto, we are easily accessible by transit. We offer a balance of work and lifestyle including onsite day care facility, discounts on membership at the University of Toronto Athletic Centre, on-site pool (at the Queen Street location) and gymnasiums.

Opportunities are available for most health care professionals.

Senior Methodologist (Research Methods Specialist)

Job Number: 816368

Category: Research

Positions Available: 1

Years Experience Required: 5

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Posted Date: Jan 15, 2018



Senior Methodologist (Research Methods Specialist)

Performance Improvement, Reporting and Analytics


Position Description:

The Senior Methodologist plays an integral role within Reporting & Analytics by supporting the development of new analytic and reporting products and solutions for managing strategic, policy and care planning questions; using biostatistical and epidemiological approaches to inform health care management. In alignment with the CAMH Strategic Directions and in support of the accountabilities of the Sr. Manager, Reporting & Analytics, the successful incumbent will provide analytic services to support the Clinical Programs at CAMH.

The successful candidate will report to Senior Manager, Reporting and Analytics. He/she will be responsible for executing analytic plans which support corporate strategies and clinical and operational business requirements and will work closely with clinical programs to develop scorecards and operational reports for the management team. The Senior Methodologist will perform and engage in the development and implementation of analyses including interpreting data, developing and implementing data collection, supporting the development of appropriate methodologies, determining statistical techniques, implementing complex algorithms, conducting analyses, summarize and present key findings. The Senior Methodologist will also be responsible to ensure that the latest methods for data analysis and quality are considered, and show initiative and innovation to continually improve our analytic approaches, products, and data quality and will support the development and reporting of indicators for CAMH analytic reporting products.

The successful candidate will work with both internal and external partners to develop protocols for supplying analytic information to support decision-making, planning, and strategic implementation and will be required to interpret, summarize and synthesize results for presentation to internal and external stakeholders. He/she will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements. Occasional on-call responsibilities may be required. This position is located at the Queen Street Site.



The successful applicant will possess a post-graduate degree in a field such as statistics, operations research, biostatistics, epidemiology, health informatics, or recognized equivalent. Related work experience with data analysis in a health facility or health research environment and/or expertise in statistical modelling or advanced analytics, is an asset. Knowledge of Ontario’s health care environment is also an asset. The successful candidate will possess demonstrated experience with decision support, health policy, and/or model development and should be familiar with clinical, administrative and demographic databases and standards (e.g., DAD, OHIP, ODB, NACRS, OMHRS, etc.). He/she should have strong programming skills in SAS, SQL, R, SPSS or equivalent statistical software. The incumbent demonstrates advanced analytical and problem solving capability with excellent attention to detail. He/she has excellent interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills with experience interpreting, synthesizing research and technical information as well as the ability to communicate to diverse audiences. The successful candidate has the ability to work independently, take initiative, manage multiple priorities and also have the ability to work collaboratively and as part of an inter-disciplinary team.


Please note:                  This full-time permanent position is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit. 

Salary range:                $35.77 – $48.24 per hour

Please click the link below to apply.          


CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization


CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.

 As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people with who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.

 We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.





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